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  1. Thread: colorized

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    Re: colorized

    Pless pron is back! :D
  2. Re: Amnesty International goes full twit liberal

    In this case they are just being obstinate to the point of stupidity.

    How do you defend a city full of civilians except by placing weapons in it?
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    Re: Walrus likes to sink boats

    Seriously?

    They killed a walrus to protect stupid people who get too close to wild animals? :mad:

    No wonder they also still kill whales. What a bunch of arses. Why don't they follow their...
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    Re: Do you foreign folks eat a pigs ass?

    5A andouilette. Tastes like what it looks like - not a pig's ass but its contents. The only food that ever defeated me.
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    Re: Do you foreign folks eat a pigs ass?

    Chicken ass is pretty good too.

    Shrimp ass is too small to tell apart the flavor.

    What's the big deal anyway? You people eat intestines, don't you? It's just the tip...
  6. Thread: Mar a Largo

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    Re: Mar a Largo

    It is already impossible to find an impartial jury. What are the odds of 12 random citizens all being impartial on Trump?
  7. Thread: Mar a Largo

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    Trumpworld already have their all ducks in a row:

    - the evidence was planted;
    - even if it wasn't, Trump had declassified everything;
    - this is all a hoax just like the Russia thing.

    Does...
  8. Thread: Mar a Largo

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    The good guys are using a knife in a gunfight here. They think this is a legal investigation, when in fact it is a political crisis without precedent and needs to be treated as such.

    They need to...
  9. Thread: Mar a Largo

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    Re: Mar a Largo

    My speculation: Trump took some documents about Iran's nuclear program to sell to the Saudis. The information in them would allow Iran to identify the sources.

    Alternatively, Trump took docs...
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    Re: Humanity: fragility & resilience

    Lessee...

    Climate change: bla bla bla and business as usual, on track to being all cooked.

    Nuclear war: 80 years later we have more countries with nukes than ever, threats are bandied about...
  11. Thread: Mar a Largo

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    Re: Mar a Largo

    Called it! Of course I meant 3 days, what with all the fact checking and stuff. :d
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    Re: Karen, Your Entitlement Is Showing

    What is unsustainable isn't eating plants of meat. It's how much of them we eat. That, in turn, is related to how many of us there are.
  13. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    I heard of a simultaneous explosion at a different Russian base in Crimea. That would point to a missile attack.

    It looks like direct hits on at least three buildings. The entire area burned,...
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    Re: Karen, Your Entitlement Is Showing

    Corn is grown as a second crop on soybean fields.

    What is worse, eating meatless processed food made from crops grown with lots of chemicals on deforested land, or killing and eating a chicken...
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    Re: Karen, Your Entitlement Is Showing

    Why stop at meat? Have you any idea what price soybean production extracts from the planet? There are plenty of meats whose impact is lower than that of many plants.
  16. Thread: For Joe

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    Re: For Joe

    Apparently they dreamed of opening 800 stores in Italy...

    One taste of any 5 euro corner pizza in Italy could have shown them otherwise, if they had any sense of taste.

    It sounds like Domino's...
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    Re: Trump and Hitler's generals

    Hitler had compliant generals because he had years before to promote only weak-willed or loyal ones. He then purged many of the rest.

    Give Trump enough years and he could have that too.
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    Re: Karen, Your Entitlement Is Showing

    I'll bask in that for a while. :d
  19. Thread: For Joe

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    For Joe

    https://www.bbc.com/news/business-62487788

    One less thing to worry about on your trip:
  20. Thread: Mar a Largo

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    But that would mean treating searching and then not indicting as an option. Doesn't make sense.

    Labor Day? How much trouble can the Trump mob stir up by then? I would say they better explain...
  21. Thread: Mar a Largo

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    Re: Mar a Largo

    So we have to wait for people to leak to the Washington Post.

    that should take about 3 minutes.
  22. Thread: Mar a Largo

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    Re: Mar a Largo

    So what's the timeline on us finding out what the FBI was after? Do they have to disclose the results of their search?
  23. Thread: StarLink

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    Re: StarLink

    9 degrees south. Never seen a Starlink chain. :)
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    Re: European Vacation - Amsterdam to Tuscany

    OK, Joe, so you are going in August. That's now a given. All that remains is to try and mitigate.

    Tip 1: when you go to the Uffizi (you are going to the Uffizi, of course), the line will be slow...
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    Re: Karen, Your Entitlement Is Showing

    Obviously a fake. A vegan so sensitive would never use a double steak emoji. The very sight of it would be too distressing.
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    Re: How ancient sailors sailed west in The Med

    Yes, which is why I used him to illustrate my point that pictorial evidence from the past is unreliable:
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    Re: Why have a Checklist ?

    Unless you are getting results with some people, but not with others.
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    Re: The ultimate authority on everything

    Yes, on some very narrow subjects whose practitioners don't tend to contribute. On others, Wiki is excellent. But on broad or politicized subjects it is very good indeed. The hive mind works very...
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    Re: How ancient sailors sailed west in The Med

    Yes, and also foresails, and no mizzen or staysails. I am pretty sure they cannot go upwind with that. I doubt they could even make a true right angle to the wind.



    My point exactly: it's a...
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    Re: How ancient sailors sailed west in The Med

    Some art from someone who actually sailed:
    ...
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    Re: How ancient sailors sailed west in The Med

    If it is a lee shore, why are all three ships wearing all their sail forward and nothing aft? ;)
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    The ultimate authority on everything

    Wikipedia: :D

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/2022/08/05/judges-rely-wikipedia-their-opinions-new-study-finds/?itid=hp_opinions

    For the paywalled:
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    Re: How ancient sailors sailed west in The Med

    https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/d/d5/Ludolf_Bakhuizen_-_Ships_in_Distress_off_a_Rocky_Coast_-_WGA01128.jpg/1920px-Ludolf_Bakhuizen_-_Ships_in_Distress_off_a_Rocky_Coast_-_WGA01128...
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    Re: How ancient sailors sailed west in The Med

    Pictorial evidence from the 17th and 18th centuries shows some pretty funky stuff. My favorite is that of a square rigger about to be wrecked on a windward shore, by a Dutch old master in the...
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    Re: Why have a Checklist ?

    ...those who are smart enough to realize they are not that smart, and understand that the checklist is there to take cognitive load off their minds, and use it...

    ...and those who are dumb enough...
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    Re: Why have a Checklist ?

    There are two types of people...
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    Re: Rhine River level

    Sounds like planetary defense in action.
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    Re: The Plague Is Upon Us

    The worst part is being unable to smell the coffee for a couple of weeks afterwards.
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    Re: A monkeypox on thee

    And therefore, you agree with me and my OP. :)




    There you go again...
  40. Re: Jews and non-christians are not part of the conservative movement

    Are you kidding me?

    Mary gets more cult than God and JC themselves!
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    Re: A monkeypox on thee

    Maybe you didn't, but






    So it's OK for other health agencies and the press to be too shy with the truth?
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    Re: A monkeypox on thee

    From the NYT:
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    Re: A monkeypox on thee

    Well, I was accused of homophobia for criticizing the woke response to this outbreak. Now monkeypox is spreading wildly all over the world. I just read the opinion of a gay infectious disease...
  44. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    The riots weren't, though.
  45. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    The Russians are using Zaporizhzhia as a shield for their artillery depots and batteries, figuring no one would dare bomb them.

    Another reason to avoid building nukes. If you are ever invaded,...
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    Re: Pelosi lands in Taiwan

    And India. I don't think they would stand by if China attacked Oz.
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    Re: How ancient sailors sailed west in The Med

    Hardly any vessels had to. Most could do 60 degrees off the wind, which is not so bad unless your destination is directly to windward, which is uncommon. Slow, yes, but so was life.
  48. Re: Jews and non-christians are not part of the conservative movement

    BTW, does anybody else find the "Lord" bit to be a bit of a giveaway? Obey the Lord in the sky and the lord of the land, said the lords of the land.
  49. Re: Jews and non-christians are not part of the conservative movement

    No it doesn't, because it was written down 800 years before Christ.
  50. Re: Nasa's James Webb telescope reveals millions of galaxies

    Or second...
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